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Morocco in talks to buy two FREMM frigates, reports claim
Morocco is in discussions with Italy to purchase two Fincantieri-made FREMM frigates, local media reports.
Shephard approached Fincantieri about the reported discussions; however, the company said it had no comments to make on the matter at this time.
The sale would reportedly include the in-service Italian Bergamini-class frigate Luigi Rizzo (F595) and follows earlier deals to supply Indonesia and Egypt with the vessels.
The Royal Moroccan Navy already operates one French-built FREMM frigate, Mohammed VI. The ship was commissioned in 2014 and is equivalent to the French anti-submarine FREMM variant.
Italy’s Bergamini-class frigates are based on the Franco-Italian, …
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